Attend a panel discussion featuring professionals who work to combat human trafficking in South Carolina. Speakers will address the nature of human trafficking crimes and the efforts that are underway to prevent them. Advocates for survivors will describe the services they provide and how we can help support their mission. Attendees will be able to ask questions of the panel, and helpful resource materials will be available to take home.
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Proudly Presents
Community Response to an International Crisis:
A Seminar on Human Trafficking
Human trafficking occurs in our town and every town—and a solution requires action from the entire community. Listen to nationally renowned experts in the fight against human trafficking share their stories, and see how you can be a part of our community’s response to this humanitarian crisis.
This seminar is a multidisciplinary educational and awareness event, with speakers representing a variety of perspectives in the fight against human trafficking, including government, health care, and victim services. The target audience includes professionals who may come into contact with victims of human trafficking, such as health care providers, first responders, legal professionals, educators, social service providers, and clergy.
The event is free of charge, but registration is required.
Doors open at 7:00; seminar begins at 8:00 a.m.
CME/CEU credit available
John F. Clark –President and CEO, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Prior to joining the NCMEC, Mr. Clark served as the Director of the United States Marshals Service. Clark’s extensive law-enforcement background has uniquely prepared him to lead the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for child protection, whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization.
John C. Richmond - Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
John Richmond serves as the Ambassador-at-Large to the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. In October 2018, the Senate unanimously confirmed him and President Trump appointed him to lead the United States’ global engagement to combat human trafficking and support the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts across the U.S. government. Previously, Ambassador Richmond served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, and co-founded the Human Trafficking Institute.
Sr. Anne Victory, HM – Education Director, Collaborative to End Trafficking; President, US Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking
Sr. Anne Victory began her healthcare ministry as a staff nurse at St. Joseph Hospital, Lorain, where she worked as a clinician, a nurse educator at St. Joseph School of Practical Nursing, a nurse administrator, and as Director of Education and Vice President of Mission. She currently holds a position on two Bon Secours Mercy Health boards: the Board of Managers at Mercy Willard and the Mercy Regional Foundation Board in Lorain where she uses her knowledge and experience to keep the mission and values of the organization present.
W. Carson Felkel II, MD FAPA – Lead Physician for Behavioral Health, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Dr. Felkel is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and lead physician for behavioral health for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. He is also the lead physician for the Bon Secours Behavioral Health team. In addition, Dr. Felkel serves as co-executive director of the Upstate Behavioral Health Provider Collaborative, bringing local health systems together to coordinate community-wide behavioral health issues.
Kathryn Moorehead – Director of Human Trafficking Programs, S.C. Office of the Attorney General
Carrie Fisher Sherard – Assistant U.S. Attorney, Greenville Office
$15.00 per person or $ 25.00 with T-Shirt
Children 11 and under free
Health Fair after the Run/Walk
VENDORS ARE WELCOME
Restaurant Vendors $125.00
Craft/Baked Goods Vendors $30.00
FOOD, MUSIC, JUMP CASTLES AND MORE.
For More information call 843-928-3100
Participating in the march and children’s activities are free. Refreshments will be available for purchase. There will also be giveaways, as well as raffles and prizes. Adults will receive one complimentary raffle/prize ticket and are invited to purchase others to increase their odds of winning. Proceeds benefit A Father’s Place. Front Street to East Bay Park.
For more info, call 843.488.2923 or visit us on Facebook
CONVERSATION ON RACE AND HEALTH EQUITY SERIES
An Exploration of Behavioral Health Issues in Communities of Color
2150 Eagle Drive, North Charleston SC
May 23, 2019
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome, Overview & Icebreaker Kellye McKenzie, Trident United Way
9:30 - 10:25 Panel Presentation and Discussion
Christan A. Rainey, VSP, Executive Director, Men Against Domestic Violence
Samantha Morris, Title & Credentials, My Sister’s House
10:25 - 10:35 Break
10:35 - 11:05 Human Trafficking – A Survivor’s Story
Lindsey Hass, Lynch Foundation for Children
11:05 - 11:25 Group Discussion
11:25 – 11:30 Evaluation & Close
Participants will be provided….
Overview of issues of violence, domestic abuse, human trafficking and trauma in Tri-County and South Carolina
Opportunity to network with colleagues and community members working on or passionate about issues of violence, domestic abuse, human trafficking and trauma
Time for structured discussion about violence as a public health issue
Collectively we CAN make a difference!
Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the pool hall building, the Pool Tournament will be rescheduled and is no longer occurring this Saturday. I thank you so much for your support as we have raised over $8,000 for this event thus far. We are thankful to the Players Place for their support and look forward to having this event when they are in their new location! Be on the lookout for a new date!
Thank you each for your understanding and support,
We’re bringing the fight to end global slavery to you! We’re gathering together as the Charleston community to engage in the hard work of prayer for the end of modern-day slavery. You’ll join IJM staff and volunteers who are committed to bringing this global movement to your city, and there might even be some surprise guests
Here’s what you can expect:
You’ll worship with IJM alongside supporters from across your city
You’ll hear vivid stories of urgency and hope about the work we’re doing around the world
You’ll pray for an end to slavery in our lifetime
RSVP now and we'll see you there!
RSVP here: 2019charlestonlpg.eventbrite.com
Jan. 24: Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting "The Economics of Human Trafficking"
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Advent Lutheran Church
3347 Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC 29405
We will present updates about our work and Judge Michèle Patrão Forsythe of the 9th Judicial Circuit will be administering the "Stay or Go" Human Trafficking Training. This training was recently presented in Richland County and was very well-received. See more information attached. The Church can fit 280 people so please invite anyone interested.
Who is invited: All Mandated Reporters
(Teachers, School Administration,
Judges, Law clerks, Solicitors, Public Defenders, GAL's,
DSS & DJJ Caseworkers, Law Enforcement Officers,
Private Attorneys & 608 Attorneys, CAC Directors and Staff, etc.)
ANY interested community members!
When: Saturday, Sept. 29; 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Summerville Catholic School: 226 Black Oak Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485
$15 Students (14-17)
Free 13 & Under
Teams of 5 or more $20
Join us in fighting human trafficking. We will gather to raise awarneess and funds for A21 on September 29th.
For more information: Julie @ (843) 478-2654
The Passage Apartment Community: 100 Underwood Dr., Summerville, South Carolina 29486
Breakfast - $10
Kids Meal - $7
Kids 6 & Under are free
Crepe Bar~Egg Frittatas~Mixed Sausage Grill
Mimosas~Bloody Mary Tokens
And Kids Corner with crafts & games!
For more information: Julie @ (843) 478-2654
Get updates on the statewide fight against human trafficking.
Support Doors to Freedom at the Summerville Farmer’s Market where we will have a booth set up. Bring a friend to come learn about who we are and what we do to support survivors of sex trafficking!